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Pierre-Eymeric Janolin

Professor - Physics Department CentraleSupélec - Structures, Properties and Modeling of Solids (SPMS) lab 

Head of the "Physics and Nanotechnologies" major at CentraleSupélec

Research Interest:

Condensed matter physics of functional materials, especially ferroic oxides


  • Physics of Waves
  • Quantum and Statistical Physics
  • Synchrotron beamline design course
  • Materials

phone: +33.175.316.368

virtual office : (by appointment)

Previous positions: 

  • CentraleSupélec : Assistant Professor (2015-2018), then Professor (since 2018)
  • Ecole Centrale Paris: Assistant Professor (2008-2015)
  • Carnegie Institution for Science, Geophysical Lab, Washington DC : Research Associate (2007-2008), Visiting Investigator (2009-2010)
  • University of Arkansas, Department of Physics : Research Associate (2006-2007)


  • "Habilitation à diriger des recherches", Pierre-et-Marie-Curie University (now Sorbonne Université), "Pervoskites: the pressure is good for you", 2015
  • PhD in Condensed Matter Physics, Ecole Centrale Paris (now CentraleSupélec): "Structural Instabilities in ferroelectric materials under stress", 2006
  • MSc, Joseph Fourier University (now Université Grenoble Alpes), 2003
  • Engineering diploma, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Physique de Grenoble (now Phelma), 2003

Brahim Dkhil   

Journal articles11 documents

  • R. Faye, H. Liu, Jean-Michel Kiat, Brahim Dkhil, P.-E. Janolin. Non-ergodicity and polar features of the transitional phase in lead zirconate. Applied Physics Letters, American Institute of Physics, 2014, 105 (16), ⟨10.1063/1.4899139⟩. ⟨hal-02186453⟩
  • Yang Liu, Jie Wei, P.-E. Janolin, Ingrid C. Infante, Jens Kreisel, et al.. Prediction of giant elastocaloric strength and stress-mediated electrocaloric effect in BaTiO3 single crystals. Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, American Physical Society, 2014, 90 (10), ⟨10.1103/PhysRevB.90.104107⟩. ⟨hal-02186448⟩
  • I. N. Leontyev, Yu I. Yuzyuk, P.-E. Janolin, M. El-Marssi, D. Chernyshov, et al.. Orthorhombic polar Nd-doped BiFeO3 thin film on MgO substrate. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, IOP Publishing, 2011, 23 (33), ⟨10.1088/0953-8984/23/33/332201⟩. ⟨hal-02186455⟩
  • I.N. Leontyev, A.S. Anokhin, Y.I. Yuzyuk, Y.I. Golovko, V.M. Mukhortov, et al.. Thin ferroelectric Nd-doped BiFeO3 films with orthorhombic structure. Bulletin of the Russian Academy of Sciences Physics, 2010, 74 (8), pp.1112-1114. ⟨10.3103/S1062873810080228⟩. ⟨hal-02269649⟩
  • Yu. I. Golovko, V. M. Mukhortov, Yu. I. Yuzyuk, P. E. Janolin, Brahim Dkhil. Structural phase transitions in nanosized ferroelectric barium strontium titanate films. Fizika Tverdogo Tela / Physics of the Solid State, MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica, 2008, 50 (3), pp.485-489. ⟨10.1134/S1063783408030153⟩. ⟨hal-02194503⟩
  • Pierre-Eymeric Janolin, P. Bouvier, J. Kreisel, P.A. Thomas, Igor Kornev, et al.. High-Pressure Effect on PbTiO3 : An Investigation by Raman and X-Ray Scattering up to 63 GPa. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2008, 101 (23), pp.237601. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.237601⟩. ⟨hal-00357963⟩
  • Evgeniy Dul'Kin, Evgeny Mojaev, Michael Roth, P.-E. Janolin, Brahim Dkhil. Acoustic emission study of PZN-7% PT crystals. Ferroelectrics, Taylor & Francis: STM, Behavioural Science and Public Health Titles, 2007, 351, pp.131-137. ⟨10.1080/00150190701354125⟩. ⟨hal-02194502⟩
  • J. Kreisel, P. Bouvier, P.-E. Janolin (t), R. Haumont, Brahim Dkhil. La pression comme outil de compréhension : Application aux oxydes fonctionnels de structure pérovskite. Actualite Chimique, 2007, 307, pp.32-37. ⟨hal-00176480⟩
  • Brahim Dkhil, Pierre-Eymeric Janolin, E. Dul'Kin, M. Roth. Acoustic emission study of phase transitions and polar nanoregions in relaxor-based systems: Application to the PbZn1/3Nb2/3O3 family of single crystals. Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, American Physical Society, 2006, 73, pp.012102. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevB.73.012102⟩. ⟨hal-00133286⟩
  • Igor Kornev, L. Bellaiche, Pierre- Eymeric Janolin, Brahim Dkhil, E. Suard. Phase diagram of Pb(Zr,Ti)O-3 solid solutions from first principles. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2006, 97, pp.Art n°157601. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.97.157601⟩. ⟨hal-00114871⟩
  • Brahim Dkhil, Pierre-Eymeric Janolin, P. Bouvier, J. Kreisel, P. A. Thomas. Pressure instabilities up to 46 GPa in the relaxor ferroelectric PbZn1/3Nb2/3O3. Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, American Physical Society, 2006, 73, pp.094128. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevB.73.094128⟩. ⟨hal-00133258⟩